CHIP Perinatal

What is CHIP Perinatal?

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Perinatal Care offers prenatal care to the unborn baby of pregnant women who cannot get Medicaid.

 

CHIP Perinatal Benefits

  • Up to 20 prenatal visits
  • Prescriptions and prenatal vitamins
  • Labor with delivery of the baby
  • Two checkups for the mother after the baby is born
  • Checkups, immunizations and prescriptions for the baby after the baby leaves the hospital

Driscoll Health Plan offers the CHIP plan in the following counties:

Nueces Service Area

  • Aransas
  • Bee
  • Brooks
  • Calhoun
  • Goliad
  • Jim Wells
  • Karnes

  • Kenedy
  • Kleberg
  • Live Oak
  • Nueces
  • Refugio
  • San Patricio
  • Victoria

Your Value-Added Services*

DENTAL CARE FOR PREGNANT WOMEN 19 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER

  • Up to $500 in dental services. Includes dental exam, x-rays, teeth cleanings and gum treatment.

CELLPHONE MINUTES AND TEXTING

  • 500 extra minutes per month and health education text messages.

GIFTS FOR COMPLETING CHECKUPS

  • $25 gift card/incentive for Pregnant Members who get a Prenatal Checkup during the first trimester or within 42 days of joining DHP.

EXTRA HELP FOR PREGNANT WOMEN

Prenatal Education SessionsCadena de Madres hosts baby showers for new moms. Moms can learn about the stages of pregnancy and ways to stay healthy.

  • $100 gift card/incentive for Pregnant Members who attend a baby shower.
  • Members can get help to learn about breastfeeding and nutrition.
  • Birthing classes for Pregnant Members at certain sites.
  • $30 gift card/incentive for Pregnant Members who download the DHP Mobile Application.
  • $20 gift card/incentive for completing a Pregnancy  Health Risk Assessment.
  • New moms can attend a parenting class.

For a listing of locations for Baby Showers, Parenting and Birthing classes please go to our Cadena de Madres Schedule.

 

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

  • Help with getting a ride to any health care-related visit.

*This is not an all-inclusive list of extra services. Restrictions and/or limitations apply.

These extra services are valid through August 2019.

 

Downloads

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CHIP Perinatal Handbook (updated 09-24-2018)

Nueces Providers Directory (updated 10-17-2018)

CHIP Service Area

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For more information, visit http://chipmedicaid.org/en/CHIP-Perinatal.